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Southern California lawmakers condemn killing of American journalist James Foley

Federal lawmakers representing the Southland on Wednesday condemned the execution of American freelance journalist James Foley, saying his murder shows the true colors of the al-Qaida offshoot known as the Islamic State that has taken control of large swaths of Iraq and neighboring Syria.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Howard McKeon, Brad Sherman, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Burbank, CA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Spy agency improperly handled some information about Canadians: watchdog

The new Communications Security Establishment Canada complex is pictured in Ottawa on October 15, 2013.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Brandon Sun

Mexico: 14 police on trial for shooting attack on US Embassy vehicle outside capital in 2012

Fourteen former federal police officers have gone on trial on charges of using excessive force in a 2012 shooting attack that wounded two CIA agents, Mexico's national security commissioner said Wednesday.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Drug czar promotes treatment, tells personal story

MINOT, N.D. - As the nation's drug czar continues to warn people about the potential death and destruction from substance abuse, he's also encouraging them to tell their stories about treatment and recovery.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Minot, ND, US Politics, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, US News, US Senate

Fox News

American journalist killed in Syria had foreshadowed the pain his death would cause his family

In 2011, just after he was released from the Libyan prison where he'd been held for six weeks, James Foley acknowledged the peril journalists face covering the world's most dangerous places, soberly conceding that a mistake could mean death.

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Related Topix: Journalism

Manchester Journal

Rapper Gucci Mane sentenced on federal gun charge

Rapper Gucci Mane was sentenced Wednesday to serve three years and three months in prison after pleading guilty to a federal firearms charge several months ago.

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CBS Local

Gang Member Gets 30 Years Jail For 2 Slayings

A North Texas man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for his part in the gang-related gunfire that killed two people and hurt two others in 2012.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Lawsuit alleges sex assault by accused Md. doctor

A suspended western Maryland physician at the center of a licensing scandal and facing molestation charges now has been hit with a lawsuit saying that he sexually assaulted a second female patient.

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Related Topix: Sex Scandal, Rawlings, MD, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Allegany County, MD

Cybercast News Service

Chinese, Russian media turn criticisms back on US

Chinese and Russian state media have seized on the U.S. police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old and ensuing protests to fire back at Washington's criticisms of their own governments, portraying the United States as a land of inequality and brutal police tactics.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, China

Monterey County Herald

Holder bringing personal perspective to Ferguson

Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could - by telling his own family story.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, University of Alabama, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WRAL.com

In 3 deadly NYC jail beatings, no criminal charges

What followed, according to investigative documents obtained by The Associated Press, was a quick punch back from the guard that put Ramirez on the floor.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Life, Self Defense, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Columbus man gets 10 years in prison for teen sex charge

A Columbus man at the center of a years-long web of extortion, prostitution and child pornography charges will spend 10 years in prison and the rest of his life under the supervision of the state.

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Related Topix: Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Cybercast News Service

How can authorities restore order in Ferguson?

They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National Guard - and still the violence erupts nightly in the town of Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Riot, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Jay Nixon, US Governors

NewsOK.com

Prison company pays $8 million in back wages

The nation's largest private prison company has paid more than $8 million in back wages and benefits to current and former employees at its federal prison facility in California City.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Law, Employment / Labor Law

DNA India

US teen held after mother's body found in suitcase in Bali tested for pregnancy

Indonesian police said on Tuesday they have tested a US teen, detained after the discovery of her mother's battered body in a suitcase in Bali, to see if she is pregnant and are awaiting the result.

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KWWL-TV Waterloo

Man shows up for jail in T-shirt with mug shot

Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution's collection Tuesday, including... Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

KOLD-TV Tucson

Sunken vessel is World War II-era USS Houston

Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear... An unarmed 18-year-old whose fatal shooting by police has sparked a week of protests in suburban St. Louis suffered a bullet wound to his right ... (more)

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Related Topix: Missouri, US Military, US Navy

Graham Leader

In New Orleans, a change in police command

Post-Katrina scandals have abated and the homicide rate dropped markedly last year, but violent crime still plagues New Orleans and challenges abound for the person who ultimately replaces police chief Ronal Serpas.

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Related Topix: Hammond, LA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sunherald.com

'Midnight Rider' executive pleads not guilty to criminal charges

Jay Sedrish, an executive producer and unit production manager on the controversial movie "Midnight Rider," has pleaded not guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in the death of a 27-year-old camera assistant.

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The Salinas Californian

Obama to send Holder to Ferguson, claims progress in Iraq

President Obama, taking a work break from his vacation, began a pair of meetings devoted to Iraq and Ferguson.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Ferguson, MO, US National Guard, US Military,

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